2215 entries: HR

Burhill Golf and Leisure (BGL)-The Shropshire Golf Centre-Stuart-Perry-GM

The Shropshire Golf Centre & the return on customer experience investment

By: 2018. 12. 06.

In less than a year, I had the chance to talk about customer experience measurement both with Colin Mayes (CEO, Burhill Group) and Guy Riggott (Operations Director, Burhill Group) about customer experience measurement. It was great to hear…

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Why is graphene in the 2018 Chrome Soft golf balls?

By: 2018. 01. 23.

I must admit that it is not always easy to find a major innovation or change in a golf club or a golf ball. It seems like this time I found a significant innovation in the 2018 Chrome…

HR Trends in 2016 - Expectations of a High Impact on Clubs

HR Trends at Private Clubs

By: Rob Hill – Partner, GGA 2017. 03. 16.

At Global Golf Advisors, we recently completed two surveys of over 175 club managers, one in North America and one in Europe, seeking to identify the trends that are and will continue to have, the most significant impact…

Troon Abu Dhabi Golf Club

What could Troon wish more for Christmas?

By: 2016. 12. 19.

It seems like, the Troon-managed Abu Dhabi Golf Club was able to keep up the outstanding customer experience performance from last year. In 2015, they received the "Best Golf Course above 500 AED of the Year" at the Middle…

What is the polished Heythrop Park Resort like?

By: 2016. 08. 12.

In two weeks Heythrop Park Resort will host its first European Challenge Tour Event, the Bridgestone Challenge, which runs from August 25th – 28th. Bridgestone, early this year has signed a sponsorship deal with the European Tour and thus…

What is the little secret of the new Chrome Soft golf ball?

By: 2016. 01. 22.

A couple of weeks ago I heard about the new Callaway Chrome Soft golf ball that it will be a tough competitor for Titleist’s Pro V1x golf ball. It will be launched in two weeks (2/5/2016; Pricing: $39.99 per…

What is the heritage of Christy O’Connor Jnr?

By: 2016. 01. 08.

Early this week the Irish golf society and I think the golf world lost a great golfer (4 European Tour victory, 2 Ryder Cup appearance etc.) and golf architect in the person of Christy O'Connor Jnr. Christy O’Connor Jnr…

How Scotland made a breakthrough in golf championship organization?

By: 2015. 10. 23.

Scotland will play host to the world’s first joint men’s and ladies golf competition following the announcement that the inaugural European Golf Team Championships will be played at The Gleneagles Hotel in 2018. Golf is to join the…

Heythrop Park Resort becomes the 1st UK FootGolf Resort

By: 2015. 07. 22.

What can a UK golf club do when golf participation is declining and soccer participation is growing? The easiest solution is to enable footgolf. In the US, footgolf is so popular that even NGCOA has recognized the American FootGolf League (AFGL)…

Direct Golf’s Irons Throne

By: 2015. 03. 27.

The popular fantasy TV show Game of Thrones begins on the final day of The Masters. On this occasion Direct Golf came out with a special donation mechanism. You can build the 'Irons Throne' from some 320 golf clubs (it…

Heythrop Park Resort is boosting its course management team

By: 2015. 01. 15.

The Tom Mackenzie-designed golf course at Heythrop Park Resort is upgrading its green team. The resort recruited two senior professionals. Steve Cherry, a 25-year career greenkeeping professional who prepared 17 European Tour events under Alex Hay at Woburn.…

Callaway Golf’s Chrome Soft golf ball with 65 compression only

By: 2014. 12. 16.

Callaway Golf has just announced today their new Chrome Soft golf ball. Chrome Soft is the only ball that has the new proprietary SoftFast Core with low compression (65) and the Tour Urethane cover (to control better the golf ball).…

Thracian Cliffs Golf & Beach Resort: Bulgaria’s ‘Best Golf Hotel’ for 2014

By: 2014. 11. 26.

Recently 2 Eastern European countries were recognized for their contribution to golf tourism. Almost a month ago, Slovenia received IAGTO Awards as the "Golf Destination of the Year" (Undiscovered). Most recently the Bulgarian Thracian Cliffs Golf & Beach…

Quinta do Lago’s North Course went through a redevelopment

By: 2014. 10. 13.

For some golfers Quinta do Lago’s North course is a hotchpotch. This is a really a disadvantageous perception of a golf course that is situated in such a competitive golf marketplace as Algarve where there are 40+ golf courses…

Thracian Cliffs Golf & Beach Resort joins IMG Prestige

By: 2014. 09. 19.

I wonder and stare, how Bulgaria is emerging on the global golf map from almost nothing. Currently 8 golf courses are operating in Bulgaria, where 3 of them on the Black Sea cost (Black Sea Rama, Thracian Cliffs Golf…

Is Groupon a threat to golf clubs?

By: 2012. 08. 06.

The manager of Chalgrave Manor Golf Club in Befordshire has warned early this year that the group-buying discount website Groupon is a threat to British golf clubs. Probably you remember how Groupon helped to boost golf deals by 100% last year…

2024 Solheim Cup team leaders Club Car

Can Club Car Become The Official Golf Car Of The 2024 Solheim Cup?

By: 2024. 07. 17.

You may not be surprised to hear that the Club Car has once again become the official golf car of a leading golf tournament. I was not surprised - at all - to learn that the Club Car…

Magellan Jets LIV Golf 4Aces Golf Club -- team

Who will soar further: LIV Golf’s 4Aces or Magellan Jets?

By: 2024. 07. 16.

How risky is sponsoring LIV Golf or any of its teams commercially? Despite significant effort and investment, LIV Golf has not yet met the owners' expectations. What is your perspective on the situation? In March, I shared that…

Adidas Sky Sports Golf sponsorship 2024

Why is it valuable for Adidas to be the official apparel partner of Sky Sports Golf?

By: 2024. 07. 15.

In 2023, Sky Sports Golf experienced remarkable success in viewership, breaking numerous records and significantly increasing viewership among individuals under 35. Here are some exciting statistics that undeniably prove I am not just talking to the wind: The…